How to Vote in Maine

Find out everything you need to know about how to vote in Maine.

Upcoming Elections and Deadlines in Maine

Maine Presidential Primary and School Board General Election

Maine Presidential Primary and School Board General Election

Mar 05, 2024

In-person absentee voting: Sat February 24, 2024 - Fri March 1, 2024

Voter Registration Deadline

Online: Maine does not offer online voter registration.
Mail: Received by Sat Feb 24, 2024
In person: Sat Feb 24, 2024

Same-Day Voter Registration

Election Day: Available
Early Voting Period: Available

Absentee Ballot Deadlines

Deadline to Request an Absentee Ballot:
Mail: Received by Tuesday, February 27, 2024
In Person: Tue February 27, 2024
Deadline to Return Completed Absentee Ballot:
By mail: Received by Fri March 8, 2024
In person: Received by Tue March 5, 2024

Maine Primary Election

Maine Primary Election

Jun 11, 2024

In-person absentee voting: Sun May 12, 2024 - Thu June 6, 2024

Voter Registration Deadline

Online: Maine does not offer online voter registration.
Mail: Received by Tue May 21, 2024
In person: Tue Jun 11, 2024

Same-Day Voter Registration

Election Day: Available
Early Voting Period: Available

Absentee Ballot Deadlines

Deadline to Request an Absentee Ballot:
Mail: Received by Wednesday, June 05, 2024
In Person: Wed June 5, 2024
Deadline to Return Completed Absentee Ballot:
By mail: Received by Tue June 11, 2024
In person: Received by Tue June 11, 2024

Register to Vote

Who can register to vote in Maine
Pre-registration
Can I register to vote on Election Day?
Voter registration deadlines
Registering to vote as a student
Registering for people with disabilities

Vote Early In-Person

When can I vote early?
Who can vote early?
Where can I go to vote early?
What do I need to bring to vote early?
Can I register to vote during Early Voting?
Voting early as a student
Voting early for people with disabilities

Request a Mail-In/Absentee Ballot

Can everyone vote by mail/absentee?
How do I request a ballot?
What is the deadline to request a ballot?
Requesting an absentee ballot in emergencies or for people with disabilities
How to track your ballot
Track your ballot online with your state.

Return your Completed Ballot

Does my state allow absentee/mail ballot drop-off?
What is the deadline to drop off a voted ballot?
Where can I drop off my voted ballot?
How to track your ballot
Track your ballot online with your state.
Who can drop off my completed ballot?
Certain designated individuals are allowed to drop off a ballot for someone else in Maine. For more information on who can return an absentee ballot,
contact your local election official.

Vote In-Person on Election Day

Can I register to vote on Election Day?
What do I need to bring to vote on Election Day?
Voting as a Student
Voting for People with Disabilities

Additional Maine Resources

Your State Election Official
Overseas & Military Voting
Additional Information